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Richard P. Petersen

Richard Petersen was born and raised in Glendale, California. His undergraduate studies were done at the University of California at Los Angeles where he majored in economics. He obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1983.

Richard went on to study law at Loyola Law School. He received his Juris Doctorate from Loyola Law School in June,1988. He was admitted to practice law in the State of California in December of that same year. Richard is licensed to practice law in all of the State courts of California. In addition, he has been admitted to practice before the United States District Courts in both the Southern and Central Districts.

Richard has spent his entire career handling matters in litigation. He has extensive experience in discovery, law and motion and trials. He also has experience in civil appeals and has written and argued many successful appeals before the Appellate Courts of the State of California.

His social interests include weight lifting, tennis and racquetball. He also enjoys all outdoor activities.


Loyola Law School, Juris Doctor, 1987

UCLA, B.A., Economics 1986


  • California, 1987
  • U.S. District Court, Central District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Southern District of California
  • U.S. District Court, Northern District of California
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Richard P. Petersen

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555 Marin Street, Suite 140

Thousand Oaks, CA